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From Andrei Savu <savu.and...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Deploying Cassandra 1.0.7 on EC2 in minutes
Date Thu, 19 Jan 2012 13:15:34 GMT
On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 7:58 PM, Rustam Aliyev <rustam@code.az> wrote:

>  Hi Andrei,
>
> As you know, we are using Whirr for ElasticInbox (
> https://github.com/elasticinbox/whirr-elasticinbox). While testing we
> encountered a few minor problems which I think could be improved. Note that
> we were using 0.6 (there were some strange bug in 0.7, maybe fixed already).
>

Please report any bugs you've found in 0.7. We are preparing a 0.7.1
release to address them.


>
>  Although initial_token is pre-calculated to form balanced cluster, our
> tests cluster (4 nodes) was always unbalanced. There were no initial_token
> specified (just default).
>

We are now computing the value for initial_token - the cluster should be
balanced with the trunk version.


>
> Second note is AWS specific - for the performance reasons it's better to
> store data files on ephemeral drive. Currently data stored under default
> location (/var/...)
>

I think you can work around this by selecting an instance-store AMI.


>
> Thanks for the great work!
>
> --
> Rustam.
>
>
> On 18/01/2012 13:00, Andrei Savu wrote:
>
> Hi guys,
>
>  I just want to the let you know that  Apache Whirr trunk (the upcoming
> 0.7.1 release) can deploy Cassandra 1.0.7 on AWS EC2 & Rackspace Cloud.
>
>  You can give it a try by running the following commands:
> https://gist.github.com/1632893
>
>  And the last thing we would appreciate any suggestions on improving the
> deployment scripts or on improving Whirr.
>
>  Thanks,
>
> -- Andrei Savu / andreisavu.ro
>
>

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